December Tour – 6 Days

December Tour – 6 Days

starting from 1,190.00 €

2 December – 7 December 2017

6 days / 5 nights

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If you travel alone and don’t book a single room, you will share a double room with another participant of the group.

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SKU: 02/12/17-07/12/17

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Day 1 (Saturday, 2nd December)
Arrival in Pyongyang, Arch of Triumph, Orientation walk in the city centre, Kim Il Sung Square, Vienna Coffee House, Dinner at Pyongyang Chicken Restaurant, Overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 2 (Sunday, 3rd December)
Breakfast, Kumsusan Palace of the Sun (Mausoleum of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il), Revolutionary Martyr’s Cemetery, Lunch at a local restaurant, Kwangbop Temple, Tower of the Juche Idea, Monument to Party Founding, Dinner at Pyongyang Hot Pot Restaurant, Evening walk at Kim Il Sung Square, Overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 3 (Monday, 4th December)
Breakfast, Fountain Park, Mansudae Grand Monuments (giant bronze statues of President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il), Chollima Statue, Lunch at a local restaurant, Pyongyang Film Studios, Pyongyang Metro extended ride, Evening walk in the city centre, Dinner and overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 4 (Tuesday, 5th December)
Breakfast, drive to Pyongsong, Paeksong Revolutionary Site (site where Kim Il Sung University hid during the Koran War), Central square and monument in Pyongsong, Lunch at Jangsusan Hotel, Drive to Mt. Myohyang, Ryongmun Cavern, Dinner and overnight at Chongchon Hotel


Day 5 (Wednesday, 6th December)
Breakfast, Pohyon Temple (Buddhist temple of the 11th century), International Friendship Exhibition (huge underground exhibition of state gifts given to the DPRK leaders by international statesmen and business people), Lunch at Chongchon Hotel, Drive to Pyongyang, Visit to an ostrich farm, Dinner and overnight at Koryo Hotel


Day 6 (Thursday, 7th December)
Breakfast, Departure


The itinerary is a pre-planned itinerary, which we intend to follow accordingly. However, it is also normal for DPRK tourism that certain program points may be modified or replaced by the North Koreans at short notice. Usually, such changes only happen to the order of events, but in rare occurances also to larger parts of the itinerary. We as a travel intermediary between our clients and the North Korean government tourism agency are not responsible for any of such short-term changes. We therefore we ask you for your understanding that in the event of such changes, the tour can neither be fully, nor partially refunded.

Additional Information

Year of travel

2017

Travel features

Mausoleum of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, Myohyang Mountains

Seasons

winter

Minimum participants

All group tours take place regardless of the number of participants.

Ticket bookings

Flight and train ticket bookings are subject to availability.

Booking deadline

02 November 2017

Tour description

North Korea has only recently been opened for tourists to visit during the winter time. However, there are usually not many other tourists around, meaning that you will almost be the only tourists to visit the country during that time. Temperatures usually drop far below zero degrees. On our December Tour you will see the impressive monumental structures and statues in Pyongyang, like the Arch of Triumph, the Monument to Party Founding and the Tower of the Juche Idea. A highlight of the tour is certainly the visit to Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, where President Kim Il Sung and Leader Kim Jong Il are lying in state. But that’s not all: you will also visit Mt. Myohyang. Reaching 1909m altitude, Mt. Myohyang is the second highest mountain in North Korea after Mt. Paekdu. According to its name, Mt. Myohyang is “the mountain of mysterious scents”.

Mt. Myohyang has been regarded as sacred by Koreans for a long time and it is deeply associated with the Tangun myth. The mountain area houses Pohyon Temple, the largest Buddhist shrine in North Korea, as well as the International Friendship Exhibition, a massive underground exhibition of presents from international statesmen and businessmen for the North Korean leaders.

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